The MIT Economics Department today is a vibrant collection of faculty and students. The Department's distinguished scholars have received numerous awards, including three Nobel Prizes (Franco Modigliani, Paul Samuelson, and Robert Solow), and many are Fellows of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Econometric Society. Many faculty members have served in various elected offices of the American Economic Association and the Econometric Society.

The Department offers exceptional opportunities for undergraduate and graduate study and research.

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Recent Submissions

  • 14.01 Principles of Microeconomics, Fall 2007 

    Chen, Chia-Hui; Zhang, Hongliang; Migueis, Marco; Martinez-Bravo, Monica; Schnabl, Peter; e.a. (2007-12)
    This introductory course teaches the fundamentals of microeconomics. Topics include consumer theory, producer theory, the behavior of firms, market equilibrium, monopoly, and the role of the government in the economy. 14.01 ...
  • 14.381 Statistical Method in Economics, Fall 2013 

    Mikusheva, Anna (2013-12)
    This course is divided into two sections, Part I and Part II.  Part I, found here, provides an introduction to statistical theory. A brief review of probability will be given mainly as background material, however, ...
  • 14.15J / 6.207J Networks, Fall 2009 

    Acemoglu, Daron; Ozdaglar, Asu (2009-12)
    Networks are ubiquitous in our modern society. The World Wide Web that links us to and enables information flows with the rest of the world is the most visible example. It is, however, only one of many networks within which ...

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